About Union College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Union College cost?

Union College Cost of Attendance
In-state $51,696
Out-of-state $51,696
On-Campus Room and Board $12,678
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $38,621
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Union College Financial Aid and Debt

86%

Students paying down their debt

$27,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$279

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 85% $26,660
Federal Grants 12% $5,714
Pell grants 12% $4,449
Other federal grants 12% $867
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 9% $4,729
Institutional grants or scholarships 83% $24,165
Student loan aid 43% $7,843
Federal student loans 42% $6,220
Other student loans 8% $15,151

Union College Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

Over 1 million high school students are earning no-essay college scholarships for their grades, activities, and other achievements.

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750
Play a sport 133 Up to $600
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 119 Up to $4,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Union College Admissions

What is Union College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 37%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 45% of applicants
SAT Reading 590-680
SAT Math 630-720
SAT Writing 590-690
ACT Submissions 22% of applicants
Composite Score 28-31

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Union College Campus Life

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

71

Forbes Ranking

81%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

87%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2277
Living on campus
Transfer Students 10%
Under Age 25 99%
Gender Balance
Men
54%
Women
46%

Student Diversity

47%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
72.02%
Unknown
10.89%
Hispanic or Latino
6.76%
Asian
6.06%
Black or African American
4.22%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.04%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.00%

Union College Graduation Success

92%

First Year Student Retention

81%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$63,200

Average Salary After Graduation

About Union College

Address

807 Union St
Schenectady, NY

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Small City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify